Violoncello from Ponteland Pastorale

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My wife asked me to write this for her middle school orchestra. The violins are of decreasing grades, violin 1 being grade 2 and violin 3 just beginners who could only play open strings and the note above.

This is based on the mini Pastorale from part 2 of the "little Suite" in the related scores link.

I'm always keen to get feedback, particularly if you're playing any of the larger chamber or orchestral pieces or singing anything I've written for choir. I'd particularly like to hear any recordings or see videos! There is no charge, copyright or performing rights issues - feel free to copy and perform for free, just don't pretend you wrote it! I get many printed downloads my music, so it must be popular, but rarely any messages. So don't be shy, I'd love to hear from you as feedback is very important to a composer, both to hear what it is people like and critical comments on what doesn't work or you think could be improved - both kinds of feedback are very helpful.

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